I recently had the chance to talk with Tom Hou of the California Institute of Technology, who just joined Research in the Mathematical Sciences as a co-Editor in Chief.2
Monthly Archives: November 2015
A new review shows that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and kale might be better for us than previously thought.
The Earth, Planets and Space Special Issue: “Science of solar system materials examined from Hayabusa and future missions”
Hayabusa was the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) engineering mission to explore and return a sample from a near-Earth asteroid. It visited and explored asteroid 25143 Itokawa in 2005, and finally returned surface materials from there to Earth in 2010.
On the occasion of Nanoscale Research Letter’s tenth anniversary (and as we rapidly approach the anniversary of publishing the journal’s first articles), I took the opportunity to talk (via email) with Zhiming Wang, the founding and current Editor in Chief (via email).
One of the difficult challenges in treating diseases like cancer, atherosclerosis, stroke, arterial occlusion, and others, is that the drugs effective against the diseases are also often toxic to the body’s healthy tissues, causing collateral tissue damage and side effects. One approach to dealing with this challenge is to direct the drugs directly at the tumor, and one way to try to do this is with magnetic nanoparticles, coated with the drug, direct by magnetic fields.
A new study published in Sports Medicine—Open suggests that high-intensity training benefits the obese, even if there’s no fat loss.
Support, commitment and the future of open access publishing. Here’s a summary of the discussions for Springer Nature Open Research Day. This blog is also available on our China gateway.
Launched in 2010, EJNMMI Research is an exciting journal which aims to be a platform of lively scientific exchange on new findings in basic, translational and clinical research in nuclear medicine and related matters. It addresses research in biology and medicine together with radiochemistry, radiopharmacy, radiophysics, dosimetry and instrumentation. We are proud to announce that the… Read more »
SpringerPlus catches up with Professor Norbert Seel, Editor-in-Chief for Social Sciences this month! Professor Seel studied Education, Psychology, Philosophy and History and earned his doctorate at Saarland University in Germany. His research interests include model-based learning and thinking, inductive reasoning and complex problem solving, the investigation of exploratory learning within technology-enhanced environments, creativity and processes of decision… Read more »